Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Peanut Rice

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Peanut Rice:
Peanut rice is a delicious South Indian  rice. It is very simple to prepare and tastes excellent with a combination of  roasted pappad or hot potato chips. You can also make it with leftover rice. The rich aroma of this recipe makes your heart go nuts for peanuts :))
To speak about the nutritional facts, peanuts are very good source of Vit E, niacin, folate, protein, manganese and monounsaturated fats. And this dish makes a healthy snack food and an ideal lunch box menu. Give it a Try..!
  • Peanut                          - 1 cup
  • Red chilly                      -  5
  • Raw rice                        - 2 cup
  • Urad dal                        - ¼ cup
  • Bengal gram dal            - ¼ cup
  • Gingely oil                    - 1 tbsp
  • Asafoetida                    - ½ tsp
  • Ghee                            - 1 tbsp
  • Mustard                        - ¼ tsp
  • Curry leaves                  - handful
  • Salt to taste
  1. Wash and soak raw rice for 10 mins and pressure cook it.
  2. Once the pressure goes off, add 1 tbsp of gingerly oil, mix well and spread it in a wide bowl. Allow to cool.
  3. Take a dry pan, add peanuts and roast until fragrant
  4. Take it aside and allow to cool.
  5. Add urad dal, Bengal gram dal, red chilly, asafoetida and fry.
  6. Take it aside and allow to cool.
  7. Transfer to a mixer and grind to coarse pwd.
  8. Now add peanuts  and further grind for 4 seconds.
  9. Add this coarse pwd to the cooked white rice and mix gently.
  10. Heat  1 tbsp ghee in a fry pan.
  11. Temper with mustard, urad dal, Bengal gram dal, red chilly, curry leaves and asafetida pwd.
  12. Drop this to the peanut rice and stir well to combine.

  1. Tasty n Healthy, Peanut rice is ready to be served.


  1. Hey, very delicious..I make this often..Picture is so good..

  2. Looks really yumm.. :) Nice clicks too :)

  3. Wonderful rice dish..I love peanuts and its flavor :-)
    Lovely space here :-)

  4. Hi Jay
    thank you for stopping by..you have lovely space here..Peanut rice looks delicious..I've posted few days back same dish!!

    hope 2 c u again!

  5. Peanut rice looks yummy Jay...love anything with peanuts..

  6. Hi Jay,

    That's a nice variety, never tried rice with peanuts!!! Tx for sharing with all and hey glad you visited my blog!

  7. never heard of peanut rice..looks so yum..thx for visiting my blog, dear...u ve a great space..all delicious recipes...do keep in touch

  8. Thanks for your lovely comments :))

  9. hi jay , thnx for visiting my blog and for ur sweet comments.U too have a very nice blog with authentic recipes. This peanut rice is very new to me..Looks yummy ..Will try sometime and i'll be around :)Keep up the good work..

  10. Hi Jay
    thank you for stopping by..you have lovely space here..Peanut rice looks delicious..and yummy..

  11. Hi thanks for stopping by, you have a very nice blog. This peanut rice looks very interesting and tasty :)

  12. Hi Jay,
    Thanks for stopping by and your kind comments. Love your blog, very interesting recipes here, never heard of peanut rice! sounds and looks super delish. Sure would wanna try this and I'm watching you too :P

  13. Peanut rice looks delicious,i love peanuts and this would be a perfect one to try

  14. Yummy and delicious rice..

  15. Thank u for your motivating comments :))

  16. Chanced upon ur blog..while blog hopping.. glad to here.. loved the peanut rice.. donot get to make this often.. my hubby doesn like peanut much..but i am a fan.. will be here often.. following u..

  17. lovely rice dish, jay...thnx for visiting my space n lovely comment...very happy to follow you!

  18. Heard of peanut powder, but never thought of making rice with it. Would be awesome with a hot spoon of ghee.

  19. These look perfectly delicious!

  20. Thanks J, Meena, Anu, Pedhakka for your sweet comments...Visit again..

  21. i had nvr heard of penut rice n egg biryani before . Love the cabbage moongdal salad too ... need to giv it a quick try :)
    Thanks for dropping by my blog n putting in such nice comments .

    @ Little Food Junction

  22. wooow,,peanut rice looks delicious and after seeing ur peanut rice pics makes me hungryy,,so perfect rice.

  23. Thanx for visiting our blog..tempting rice with peanuts..will be back often..

  24. nice clicks...yummy lunch box menu..will try for sure..

  25. wow! that rice looks incredible!

  26. Very yummy .. anything with peanut .. yes I go nuts ... Wonderful recipe ..

    You have got a very different collection of recipes . I love your blog


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